Basketball betting fans believe that because of their new ownership the Warriors will eventually be taken seriously as an online basketball betting playoff contender.
The Golden State Warriors will host the Phoenix Suns on Monday night with a telecast on NBA TV set to begin at 10:30 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this Western Conference matchup so be sure and open your account today.
Phoenix had a record of 23-25 straight up and 20-26-2 with the NBA lines. The Suns were 10-12-1 against the spread on the road and went over the total in 12 of their 23 away games. The Suns got the money in 3 of their last 4 games heading into this matchup.
Phoenix ranked 3rd in the NBA for scoring offense but 29th in the league for scoring defense. Steve Nash has had to shoulder the entire offensive burden this season as Amare Stoudemire is now with the Knicks and Nash led the Suns in scoring with 16.7 points and 11 assists per game.
Golden State was 22-27 straight up and 26-22-1 with the NBA betting odds. The Warriors were 14-12 against the spread at home and went over the total in 16 out of 26 home games. Golden State was similar to Phoenix in that they ranked 8th in the NBA for scoring offense but 27th for points allowed on defense.
Monta Ellis was having a fine season for the Warriors as he led them in scoring with an impressive 25.3 points per game. Golden State paid out in just 2 of 6 games heading into this matchup.
This is the second meeting of the season in this head to head series. Phoenix got the money in a 107-101 win at Golden State on December 2 as the game went under the total. The Warriors have paid out in 3 of the last 4 meetings between these two teams however.
Golden State has paid out in 12 of their last 18 home games against Phoenix including 2 of the last 3 matchups against the Suns at home and the series has gone over the basketball betting total in 10 of the last 12 games at Golden State.